The Curry College softball team had to come back in game one after surrendering a 12-0 lead, but the win would stand as the only decision of the day as darkness wiped out the progress made in game two. With the single win, the Colonels improve to 9-10 while the loss sinks the Nighthawks to 3-14.
The Newbury Nighthawks and UMaine Farmington Beavers split a pair of games on Thursday afternoon from Pride Softball Field at Regis College. Game one went to the Beavers 7-3, thanks in part to a high-scoring inning in the fourth. Game two went in favor of Newbury, 7-6, as the Nighthawks came back from an early deficit.
The Gordon College Fighting Scots grabbed a pair of non-conference wins on Tuesday afternoon against the Newbury Nighthawks with a game one win of 22-1, followed by a game two score of 8-2. The pair of wins moves Gordon
After a loss in game one of the doubleheader, the Nighthawks responded with a 10-5 victory in game two, splitting a pair of games with the Salem State Vikings on Thursday afternoon from Alumni Field at the O'Keefe Sports Complex.
The Newbury Nighthawks returned to action on Wednesday afternoon against the Wentworth Institute of Technology Leopards, taking a pair of losses in the afternoon doubleheader. In game one, a 2-2 tie was broken by the Leopards thanks to a seven-run sixth inning while in game two, the Leopards put up 10 runs in the second inning, en route to the sweep.
The Nighthawks picked up their first win of the season on Tuesday afternoon with their 9-5 victory over Washington & Jefferson College at THE Spring Games at Sleepy Hollow Sports Complex. After dropping their opening game of the day against Olivet College, Newbury moves to 1-5 this season after the win over the Presidents.
The Newbury Nighthawks fell twice on Monday with a morning loss to Sage College, 6-4, followed by an afternoon loss to Juniata College, 20-9. The Nighthawks are now 0-4 at THE Spring Games in Florida and have four games remaining before returning home.
The Nighthawks began their Spring Break in Florida with two losses to start the 2019 season. In the first game of the year, the Nighthawks were shutout in the morning by North Park University, 8-0, followed by an afternoon loss to Catholic University 21-3.
Lesley University collected 90 total points, and two first-place votes, to claim the top spot in the 2019 New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Preseason Coaches Poll. Lesley, led by third-year head coach Heather Ross, returns six starters, including the reigning NECC Rookie of the Year and National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Region selection, Jordan Day (Seminole, Fla.).